Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers' popularity is at an all-time low. And one of the reasons for it is also some of the absurd statements the manager has been delivering to the media off late. We list out the five most ridiculous ones and rate them on a scale of one to five with five being the most ridiculous.
Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers’ job is not the safest right now considering the stuttering form Liverpool FC are in. With voices at Anfield becoming more and more discontent with the manager, we look at what exactly is keeping him in office. Rodgers took over as the manager of Liverpool FC in 2012-13 following the end of the reign of Kenny Dalglish. Having initially declined the job after FSG, the owners of Liverpool FC, wanted to put a Director of Football in place, Rodgers accepted the job when the owners scrapped the plan. Three full seasons into his reign, consisting of the highs of the 2013-14 season and the lows of 2014-15, the club have not really made the progress that was expected when the talented Swansea manager was given the job. The stuttering start to the 2015-16 season means his job is under significant threat. There has been rising discontent among the fan base at Anfield, with fans divided […]
As Manchester United look to consolidate their position among the top 4, manager Louis Van Gaal still has a lot of questions to answer. The Premier League season is still in its infancy, the Champions League has just begun, while the start of the other 2 cup competitions is on the horizon. But despite all the activity over the last two seasons, Manchester United still seem far from being a complete team. Few positions are overloaded with full internationals while others are crying out for replacements. Players are being played out of position and the feeling remains that Van Gaal is trying to put square pegs in round holes. Here, TheHardTackle looks at 3 prime areas for the Dutch tactician to ponder over. Shaw injury will unsettle the defence Many expected United to struggle defensively this season and the fact that they have not has been due to the rise of Chris Smalling and the return of Luke Shaw to […]
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw is out for considerable amount of time after breaking his foot following a challenge from PSV defender Hector Moreno in midweek's Champions League defeat. We look at three players who can replace Shaw in the United XI.
With Anthony Martial recently making a fantastic debut against Liverpool FC, we look at three Manchester United players who also made their debuts against arch-rivals and how they fared for the club.
Having finally hit form under new manager Rafael Benitez, Real Madrid suffered triple blow against Shakhtar Donetsk when they lost Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane to injury. Bale was starting to enjoy his new no. 10 role under Benitez, and with James out injured, we look at three players who could come in to replace the Welsh star.
Europa League is a competition where teams from top leagues usually experiment. As Liverpool FC prepare to take on Bordeaux in their opening Europa League clash, we look at the top three young players the Reds could blood in the tournament that can go on to have stellar careers at Anfield (Or elsewhere given the latest trend, sadly)
The start Chelsea FC have made to the 2015-2016 English Premier League season sees them facing an uphill battle to retain their crown, but the UEFA Champions League presents an opportunity for a new beginning
Following Roman Abramovich's takeover of Chelsea FC, the Blues have spent quite a bit of their time shopping in France with more than a little success. TheHardTackle takes a look at the Londoners' top 5 Ligue 1 imports since 2003.
CIES Football Observatory has released a list of the total money spent by different English Premier League club's in assembling their present squad. We analyze if the club's will be able to justify their exorbitant spending, or lack there of.